Job Posting 72662

Finance Clerk
Aunt Leah's Place
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
New Westminster
closes in 31 days (Mon, 6 Sep)
full time

Finance Clerk


Job Summary: As part of the Operations (Finance) team the Finance Clerk will assist the Director of Operations with core financial operations including preparing and processing financial documents, tracking, entering data, reconciling accounts and, undertaking various special projects to help streamline processes.


Reports to: Director of Operations



  • Post-secondary education in Accounting & Finance is preferred
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in the non-profit sector will be an asset
  • Sage 50 experience would be an asset


Skills and Knowledge

  • Proficient computer and data entry skills
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Sage Accounting System
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Positive attitude & excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage and maintain competing priorities
  • Team player and willing to assist wherever needed
  • A self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to share and contribute ideas in a positive manner for process improvements
  • Ability to exercise tact and discretion when working with information of a confidential and /or sensitive nature



  • Undergo a Criminal Record Check
  • Agrees to the Society’s Code of Ethics
  • Follows Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Attends Staff development and participates in training as requested


Key Responsibilities:


Accounts Receivable

  • Posts revenues by verifying and entering transactions for deposits
  • Posts donor payments by record cash, checks, and credit card transactions
  • Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information
  • Resolves valid or authorized deductions by entering adjusting entries
  • Prepares bank deposits
  • Reconciles the accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted

Accounts Payable

  • Point of contact for AP – maintain accounting email & contact with vendors/customers
  • Invoice processing & accounts payable entry
  • Reconcile accounts for monthly and quarterly reporting


  • Assists in the preparation of Financial Reporting
  • Generates financial statements and reports, detailing accounts receivable status as needed
  • Assist with financial information and reporting for funders



  • Works with all staff in ensuring that the proper coding is used for all financial entries
  • File and organize finance documents and reports both electronically and physically
  • Works in collaboration with the Operations Assistant
  • Participates as an active member of the Budget Understanding Committee
  • Provides vacation coverage support as needed
  • Performs other ad-hoc duties and projects in finance as assigned
  • Performs other related duties, as required, that do not affect the nature of the work


Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds


Work Environment

  • Work performed generally in an office environment
  • Ability to work remotely during pandemic
  • May be required to attend off-site training on occasion
  • Ability to work 7.5 hours a day, and some flexibility for occasional evening or weekend work during peak periods such as fiscal year-end


We offer: A comprehensive benefits package (for positions that are longer than 6 months in duration) that includes: dental, extended health care including vision care and prescription, personal time package, and an employee discount at our Thrift Store.


Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.


How to Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter, quoting Finance Clerk in the subject line, to . Short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest in Aunt Leah's Independent Life Skills Society

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